Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings, Contemporary Wire Jewelry. Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop. In this tutorial you will learn to make these simple yet stylish loop earrings.
Quick and Easy Loop Earrings
by Abby Hook
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Technique(s): Making Loops
  • Skill Level: Beginner
In this tutorial you will learn to make these simple yet stylish loop earrings. They are incredibly quick to make, perfect for those forgotten presents!!!

Materials

20 Gauge Round Dead Soft .925 Sterling Silver Wire
H8-20D
  • Lesson Quantity: 10.00 inches
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 1FT
  • Price: $2.31
  • Gold Club Price: $1.73
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Sterling Silver Earwires 21.5mm w/ 1.5mm Bead - Pack of 2
K19-49
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.98
  • Gold Club Price: $1.49
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Sterling Silver Beads Bright 3mm - Pack of 25
K9-140
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $2.57
  • Gold Club Price: $1.93
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Tools

C.H.P Milano Italian Flush Cutter, 5 1/2 Inches
PLR-487.00
  • PLR-487.00
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $14.97
  • Gold Club Price: $11.23
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Round Nose Wire Plier
G2-507
  • G2-507
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $32.95
  • Gold Club Price: $24.71
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Chain Nose Wire Plier
G2-508
  • G2-508
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $32.95
  • Gold Club Price: $24.71
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Instructions
Step 1
Cut a piece of 20 gauge wire 5" long. Thread the beads onto the wire and push the beads to the centrer of the wire.
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Step 2
Hold one end of the wire in each hand and gently bring them together so that they cross over, forming a large loop.
Gently continue to pull the ends of the wires in opposite directions until the loop is approx 1" high. Note: be sure to pull the wires evenly to avoid any sharp bends or kinks.
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Step 3
Holding the loop together in one hand, bend one wire straight up at the point where the two wires cross.
Again holding the loop in one hand, bend the other wire downwards so that it is at a 45 degree angle to the straight wire.
Hold the wire loop with the flat nose pliers and coil around the straight wire with the 45 degree angle wire 3 times. Trim the tail and tuck the end in with the chain nose pliers.
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Step 4
Thread a 3mm silver bead onto the wire.
3mm above the bead, make a right angle bend with the chain nose pliers.
Using your round nose pliers (holding them at the point of the bend) make a loop.
Hold the loop with your chain nose pliers and coil 3 times.
Hold the loop with your chain nose pliers and trim the tail as close to the coil as you can, tuck the end in with the chain nose pliers.
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Step 5
Open the loop on the ear wire with the chain nose pliers.
Pro Tip: Do not pull the loop apart as this will weaken the wire; instead twist one half to the side a little.
Thread the earring onto the ear wire. Close the loop on the ear wire by pinching together with the chain nose pliers.
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings
Abby Hook's Quick and Easy Loop Earrings - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, loop earrings